Salt: A World History Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Mark Kurlansky
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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What importance have the following groups attached to salt?

1. Romans.

2. Greek philosophers.

3. Psychologists.

4. Egyptians.

Essay Topic 2

Why is salt essential to our diet? What problems can too much salt in our diets cause?

Essay Topic 3

How were the following countries important in the development of salt?

1. China.

2. Britain.

3. USA.

4. Italy.

Essay Topic 4

In what way has salt been an indicator of wealth? How have the authorities tries to use salt to control the masses?

Essay Topic 5

How did Venice develop into a center for salt trading? How did they maximize their profits and in what way did this lead to their eventual demise?

Essay Topic 6

How did salt help to develop European society? What problems did Europeans have before salt was readily available?

Essay Topic 7

What was Basque culture like before they discovered how important salt was? How did salt change the Basque way of life...

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